This course is designed for SLPs who would like to work in the field of accent modification or wish to learn more about it. It will provide an overview of accents and their potential impact on communication, assessment, target selection at the segmental and suprasegmental levels, and training principles.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the roles of accentedness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, and naturalness in second language phonological acquisition.
- After this course, participants will be able to select appropriate segmental targets for accent modification based on the principles of contrastive analysis, functional load, intelligibility, and naturalness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify suprasegmental targets for clients to maximize their ability to communicate effectively.
|5-20 Minutes||Accent frameworks: accentedness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, and naturalness|
|20-35 Minutes||Accent modification: providers, settings, efficacy, and training principles|
|35-50 Minutes||Designing and conducting an assessment of segmentals and suprasegmentals|
|50-70 Minutes||Segmental target selection and training|
|70-85 Minutes||Suprasegmental target selection and training|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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